Busy people must train their dogs properly. They can hire a dog trainer or they can train themselves. But, you should be really patient while training your dog.
In reality, busy professionals don’t have enough time to train their dogs. Hence, you should give 15 to 30 minutes to train your dog. You can use foods or toys as rewards. Remember, the first few weeks are the most important. So, train your puppy carefully.
To help you some dog training tips are given below.
1) Crate Training
Busy people may not always be at their homes. Hence, they must train their dogs to live inside a crate. So, try to make them understand that crate is a safe place. At first, you can leave your dog in the crate for a short period. Then, gradually you can extend the time. Once your dog loves its crate, then you can carry it with you safely.
2) Leash Training
Dogs don’t like leashes. But it’s your duty to train them. Leash training means the dog will be in your control. Your training will teach your dog – how to walk on leashes. This training will help you to make your dog more civilized.
3) Command Training
Command training is a big part of dog training. If your dog doesn’t listen to you, then you can’t control your dog properly. Therefore, train your dog to ‘sit’ and ‘restrain’. You can use rewards to train your dog successfully. If you have a busy schedule, these commands can save you time.
4) Socialization Training
Your dog’s aggressive behavior can ruin your social life. If you throw a party at your home, then your dog may behave aggressively. So, you should train your dog to socialize. Every morning you can take your dog for a walk. Your dog will see many people around it. In the beginning, your dog may not like those people. But, as time passes, the dog will understand human behaviors more closely. Thus, it will help your dog to socialize itself.
5) Exercise Training
Without exercise, a dog may become lazy and obese. Hence, exercise is an important training. You can take your dog for a walk. Even you can play with your dog for some time. If your office permits, then you can take your dog to your office. These activities can help your dog to stay active and fit. So, if you are a dog lover, then don’t forget your dog’s exercise training.
6) Urination Training
Dogs can urinate at any place. It can urinate on your sofa, bed, carpet, and clothes. Without training a dog may never learn – where to urinate.
Hence, take your dog outside for urination. You shouldn’t punish your dog for urinating inside. Rather, build a routine and make your dog follow that routine.
For example – After finishing your dog’s lunch, you will take it outside.
Thus, proper routine and the right commands can help your dog to urinate at the proper place.
Dog training may not finish within a short time. It can take months or years. So, you should be patient during your dog’s training. But, if you find that you don’t have enough time to train your dog, then you can contact a dog walker or dog trainer. They are professionals and they can train your dog perfectly.
William Nuttall has been working in Human Resources for about 10 years. He believes that everyone should have the profession they would enjoy. Because of that, he conducts career seminars in high school and colleges. He is currently living with his wife and two kids.